Hunter Enkhaus and Jenna Fromm attended Elk River High School’s grand march and prom together. The couple was inadvertently listed as the couple in a picture featured in the May 16 edition of the Star News. That couple pictured was Jack Kolar and Ali Krohn....Read More
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  The Spectrum yearbook has been named a 2015 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence for the second year in a row, announced staff advisor Jessica Kemnitz. “We have an amazing staff. I am incredibly proud of them and receiving this award shows their commitment and dedication to th...Read More
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Times are changing for parents caught between raising their own families and dealing with their aging parents. At the same time, their own youngsters, unable to find a well-paying job and burdened with college debt, are living at their home. A new kind of space is needed. The Richfield City Council ...Read More
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It is fairly evident that Pat Roles doesn’t believe in a middle-ground approach when it comes to managing the timber wolf in the state of Minnesota based on the first sentence of her letter to the editor. Instead of relying on scientific data collected by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resour...Read More
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Recently I’ve heard and read some of the most powerful student essays I’ve encountered over more than 45 years of work with young people. Students presented them at a statewide conference attracting almost 300 students sponsored by the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs. Quietly, with...Read More
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People have nearly eliminated America’s native gray wolves during the last century by poisoning them, catching them in painful traps and shooting them. Today, only about 5,000 remain, on just 5 percent of their historical territory. An argument cited by those in opposition of continued federal pro...Read More
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Elk River got the No. 4 seed in Section 7AAA and will have a home game on Thursday, announced coach Ryan Holmgren. The Elks (10-10) will most likely face Chisago Lakes, the No. 5 seed, unless there’s an upset in the play-in games. Game time will be 4:30 p.m. The double-elimination tournament w...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District recognized 40 retirees at a May 18 ceremony at Hassan Elementary School. Elk River Area School Board Chairwoman Jane Bunting and Superintendent Mark Bezek welcomed them to the event and handed out recognition certificates. Among the retirees hon...Read More
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